UK Bombarded with 1,200 Types of Malware in November

Huge increase over October figures.

Phil Muncaster

A whopping 1,200 different malware families attacked UK businesses in November with the notorious Kelihos trojan top of the charts, according to new data from Check Point.
In second place in the UK and third globally was the Necurs family of malware which the vendor claimed grew 30 times compared with October.
Necurs is backdoor malware used by cyber-criminals to download additional nasties onto infected machines and disable security tools in order to evade detection.
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